All You Need to Know About Baby Teeth

Baby teeth, which are also called primary teeth or deciduous teeth, help your child bite, chew, talk, and smile. Even if it might not seem like it, these baby teeth are quite important. In fact, they serve many purposes. To help you know a little more about baby teeth in Muscatine, Iowa, Dr. Holly Krystek and our dental team have... read more »

Teaching Your Child Oral Habits to Last a Lifetime

Beginning in infancy, teach your child the importance of healthy oral habits. Start by cleaning your baby’s gums with a clean cloth moistened with plain water. When teething starts, gently clean newly emerging teeth with a soft-bristled toothbrush, adding a tiny dab of toothpaste when they are about 12 months. As they grow, there are things you can do to... read more »